There was no hemming and hawing for Brandon Saad, no talk of what he could be getting with his current contract ending and pending restricted free-agent status.
The smile on Blackhawks president John McDonough’s face couldn’t get any bigger.
Niklas Hjalmarsson spoke of the opportunity the Blackhawks have on Monday night, of the human nature it is to get excited and dream about clinching a Stanley Cup on home ice.
TAMPA, Fla. – One more down, one more to go.
TAMPA, Fla. — His teammates heard he has a reputation as a money player and Antoine Vermette has done nothing to disprove it this postseason.